A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Nidri in Greece. Unique identifier: us10003ywv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003ywv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 20.59° East, 38.63° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 17/11/15 / 2015-11-17 08:10:06 / November 17, 2015 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:10:06 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesolóngi, Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SW of Nidri, Greece.
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